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SDSU Extension to Host 2020 No-Till Event in Wall, S.D.

BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension will host the annual 2020 No-Till event in Wall at the Community Center, on January 14, 2020. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.. The program begins at 10 a.m. and will continue until 3:30 p.m. MT. 

The event will cover a variety of topics including: 

  • Improving Cropland with Livestock, Michael Thompson, farmer-rancher from Almena, KS
  • A History of Phosphate Export from the Region, Dr. Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist 
  • Using Manure to Increase Organic Matter and Carbon, John Lentz, NRCS Resource Conservationist

The event will also include a panel discussion with Shawn Freeland, rancher from Caputa, S.D., Dan Forgey, Agronomist from Gettysburg and Marty Philips, Crop Consultant from Winner, S.D. 

Lunch will be provided. Registration is free, however, to accommodate the meal, pre-registration is requested. Certified Crop Advisor Credits will also be available.

SDSU Extension is hosting this event in conjunction with the South Dakota No-Till Association and the South Dakota Natural Resources Conservation Service. This event also includes a trade show with numerous local sponsors. 

The Wall Community Center is located at 501 Main St., Wall SD. 

To register or for more information contact Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist, by email or 605.773.8120 or go to the Events page and search for No Till @ Wall.